Proximal humeral greenstick fracture
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Fell of bike.
Minimally angulated incomplete (greenstick) fracture through the proximal metaphysis. No extension to the physis. Normal glenohumeral alignment.
Pediatric proximal humeral fractures are uncommon but tend to have one of two characteristics patterns:
- metaphyseal fracture (70%) at either the surgical neck or metadiaphysis
- epiphyseal separation (30%) as either Salter-Harris II or less commonly Salter-Harris I injuries